2017 Toyota RAV4 vs 2017 Honda CR-V
The fourth generation of the Toyota RAV4 went into effect back in 2013, but last year when the brand introduced its Hybrid counterpart, the small SUV went through an exciting facelift. Now upgraded and enhanced, both in terms of style and features, it has reinforced its position as a real contender in the compact crossover market. So we thought we’d see how it measures up to one of its biggest competitors by comparing the 2017 Toyota RAV4 vs 2017 Honda CR-V.
Advantages of the 2017 Toyota RAV4
The table up above takes a look at four different specifications that are important for vehicles in the segment, and we thought we’d start from the top and work our way down. The first two row depict horsepower and combined fuel efficiency, in both of which we see the RAV4 unfortunately give up the advantage to the CR-V. But, the RAV4 only offers 8 less horsepower and 0.8 l/100km of fuel efficiency. The disadvantages are a bummer, but they’re not game changing. 8 horses would hardly be noticeable, and the savings in fuel efficiency would take a while to notice.
Fortunately, the Toyota RAV4 turns things around in the second half of the table. The third row shows passenger volume, which is important in crossovers because you’ll like be packing the family in for a long road trip every once in a while. The more space, the more comfortable the journey. The RAV4 offers a whopping 34.4 cubic feet of extra space in the cabin. Plus, the last row shows that you’ll have to stop for gas on those long road trips far less in the RAV4, as it offers nearly 2 extra gallons of fuel capacity.
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